September 24, 2020 9:30 AM
First elected to the Texas Senate in 2012, Kelly Hancock represents Senate District 9, which includes portions of Tarrant and Dallas Counties. He served three terms in the Texas House of Representatives where he advocated for core conservative values of limited government, lower taxes, and strong family values.
Throughout his legislative career, Senator Hancock has worked to pass voter identification legislation, pro-life legislation, eminent domain legislation, immigration reform legislation, and state sovereignty legislation.
Numerous organizations including the Texas Conservative Coalition, the National Coalition for Capital, and the Texas Conservative Roundtable have acknowledged Senator Hancock for his efforts in promoting fiscal responsibility and conservative values. He has been recognized as a "Courageous Conservative," a "Champion of Small Business," and a "Lone Star Conservative Leader." Senator Hancock also received the 2015 Guardian of Small Business award from the National Federation of Independent Business.
A graduate of Baylor University with a degree in business, Senator Hancock possesses an extensive business background through his work at Advanced Chemical Logistics, his family-founded company. His commitment to public service began shortly after the birth of his first child, Chloe. As a parent dedicated to a strong education system, Senator Hancock spent the next 13 years serving on the Birdville ISD School Board.
The Senator and his wife, Robin, have been married for more than 30 years and have three children: Chloe (Greg), Skylar (Aaron) and Harrison. They welcomed their first grandchild in 2018.